Isaiah 1:20

“But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But if yee refuse and rebell, yee shalbe deuoured with the sword: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But if you refuse and rebel, You will be devoured by the sword. Truly, the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if your hearts are turned against me, I will send destruction on you by the sword; so the Lord has said.
- Basic English Bible

but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
- Darby Bible

But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
- Webster's Bible

but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."
- World English Bible

And if ye refuse, and have rebelled, [By] the sword ye are consumed, For the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • BSP
    In this chapter God viewed the Israelites' sins as wicked as the nations of Sodom and Gomorrah. They had fallen so far, but Jehovah God was laying their sins bare and giving them a warning before he took action against them.
  • Irene123
    To Russell Allen on Isa. ch. 1 - First of all - God bless for your humility. Here are some scriptures for your consideration - Deut. 4:39; 6:4; Isa. 42:8; 43:11; 44:6, 8; 45:5,6,18,21; 46:9; 47:8, 10; 48:11. There is ONE theme that runs through and 'connects' them all. As Isa. 28:10 says ..............; the WHOLE Bible works together, you CANNOT pick 'n choose what you want.
  • Russell allen
    my comments realy would not count because i don,t have much understanding i believe in god and the blessed thrinty i believe isaiah was a very great man of GOD. that which i cannot understand i try to make up with good deeds toward my fellow man
  • Owani moses
    God was revealing that grace was just at the door so no more sacrifice of burnt offering
  • Irene Kitamirike
    Isaiah 1 it teaches us that God is not after our burnt offerings, God is not after our beautiful voices that we offer in songs of worship, infact He's not even after our endless prayers. He is after our hearts. If we give Him our hearts and let Him lead and guide, wow! there we have given Him the platform to decorate our lives. there is His smile. Beautiful chapter!
  • Kurt
    My dark soul, full of sin, was struck down, burned as stubble in 1992. Since then the world has taught me to flee back to find Him and his Word. I simply cannot stay long in the world, full of lies, corruption, and false gods enticing. Sin is slavery and now my mission expands to visit a prison in Haiti. Amidst total darkness 3000 men crowd a facility designed to allow them to only stand. Kurt.

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